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A sump pump is essential if you are living in areas that are prone to flooding in or if your basement is so low that water quickly gets into it. When water gets into your basement. A sump pump can detect an increase in the quantity of water that might lead to flooding. It usually responds instantly and starts pumping any excess water out of the building. This way, it will protect your foundation, finishes, furnishings, and other valuables.
A sump pump is a simple device, but it’s very important. That’s why you need to maintain it regularly to ensure it will perform well whenever flooding occurs. You would not want to wake up in the morning to find your basement full of water up to your knee level, do you? You need to hire the experts from Metro Plumbing, Heating and Air to ensure your sump pump is always up to the task. The company offers the best sump pump services in Chattanooga, TN.
The first step in protecting your basement and your home against water damage is to be able to detect when your sump pump is not pumping water efficiently. If you notice any issues with the pump, you need to call Metro Plumbing as soon as possible to diagnose and fix the problem(s).
Here are some of the problems you need to be on the lookout for:
Smell of Mildew and Mold
When your pump doesn’t work well, it will always get exposed to too much water. This will make it vulnerable to mildew and mold growth. The growth can also occur if you don’t clean the pump regularly. As time goes, the mildew and mold will build up and start producing some unpleasant or musty smell. If you notice such a smell, especially if you are close to the sump pump, you should treat that as an indication that you need sump pump services. Your pump might need repairs or cleaning. Solving this problem in good time will eliminate the foul smell and also stop mildew and mold from growing on to your pump, and even spreading throughout your basement.
Stuck Switch or Float
A sump pump has a switch or a float that gets triggered when there’s too much water in the pit. The pump relies on this float or switch to function because it is what signals the sump pump to start pumping water out. When the float gets stuck, the pump will not work even if the water level rises above the permissible threshold. If you flood the sump pit with some water, but the sump pump fails to activate, then you’ll know it has some problems, and you need Sump Pump Services. Call Metro Plumbing immediately.
Noisy operation is different from the usual sound produced when the sump pump works. A pump can never be completely silent when in operation, but it will produce only some reasonable sound. When the pump produces some disturbing, strange or loud noises, then it would mean it is damaged. You can call our specialists to check it, and do the necessary repair work. The loud noise could indicate that it has some mechanical problems that you can’t handle on your own, and may need specialized sump pump services.
What We Offer
At Metro Plumbing, Heating and Air, we understand that sump pumps and other plumbing problems can arise any time. That’s why we offer emergency sump pump services for the residents of Chattanooga, TN. We offer all services related to plumbing, including installations, maintenance, and repairs.
Some of the services we offer include:
- Drain Cleaning
- Plumbing Repairs
- Garbage Disposals
- Fixtures, Faucets, and Sinks
- Leak Detection & Repair
- Hydro Jetting
- Cleaning Main Line
- Repair of Clogged Toilet
- Sump Pump Services
- Burst Pipe Repair and Repiping
- Water Heaters
- Water Filtration
- Septic and Sewer
- Water Softeners
- Plumbing of Septic Tank
- Jet-Vacuum Sewer Line Services
- Main Line Camera
- Inspection of Sewer Lines using Camera
- Cleaning of Storm Drains
- Repair of Sewer Lines
If you need any of the services listed above, don’t hesitate to call us. Our professional technicians will listen to your problem, answer any questions you may have, and book an appointment at a time that’s most convenient for you.
Why Choose Us?
There are a variety of ways in which your sump pump can malfunction. If your pump has issues, seek help immediately before the pump is damaged further. Let experts from Metro Plumbing handle the problem. Some of the reasons why our sump pump services stand out are:
We Diagnose the Problem
At Metro Plumbing, we don’t depend on trial and error when offering our sump pump services. We have to diagnose the problem and find out where it is so that we can fix it without having to interfere with the other parts of your structure. Issues that deal with sump pumps, drain field, or septic tanks are difficult to detect without proper expertise and tools. When a problem is misdiagnosed, the cost of repair will escalate. That’s why we strive to get everything right the first time.
We Use the Right Equipment
The greatest advantage of relying on our sump pump services is that we use the right equipment for every job. In the process of dealing with your sump pump, we may also discover some problems with your plumbing system. We can not leave these problems unsolved. We usually inspect the entire plumbing system in a structure before we begin our work.
Safety and Health Issues
When you attempt to repair your sump pump on your own, you may expose your family to many safety and health risks. You may not know which equipment to use, and you may not have the right attire to put on. Let our experts do the job, and you’ll never regret it.
Being a fully-fledged plumbing company, you can count on our experience and expertise to offer you the best sump pump services. We have been working in this area, where our company has become a household name. Contact us at Metro Plumbing, Heating & Air today for all your plumbing needs.